Mikel Arteta accepts Arsenal are merely not adequate proper now, however insists he’s not fearing the sack.
The Gunners have been crushed 2-1 on the Emirates by Wolves on Sunday – their third successive house defeat within the Premier League.
The most recent setback leaves Arsenal sitting 14th within the desk and with their lowest factors tally after ten video games of a season in Premier League historical past.
Unai Emery was sacked a 12 months to the day on Sunday when the membership have been eighth, however Arteta doesn’t fear about struggling the identical destiny.
“It’s one thing that the day I made a decision to be a coach I do know that sooner or later I might be sacked or go away the soccer membership,” he stated.
“I don’t know if it’s the day after I signal my contract, in a month’s time, a 12 months’s time or six months’ time. I by no means fear about it.
“My solely concern is to get one of the best out of the gamers, give the absolute best service to the membership and grow to be higher and higher.
“I do know, I repeat, on this occupation, sooner or later I’ll get the sack or go away however I don’t know when that’s going to occur.”
When requested if he was involved by his crew’s latest poor run, Arteta admitted: “It’s while you lose three video games in a row for various causes at house. I’m actually involved, I’m liable for that.
“We’ve to enhance, it’s clear it’s not close to adequate for this soccer membership, and now we have to alter this dramatically.”
In the meantime, Arteta revealed that Thomas Partey might be out for a ‘few extra video games’ having suffered a ‘important damage’ within the latest defeat in opposition to Aston Villa.
“He had an damage very early within the recreation, he wished to proceed the second half,” Arteta advised reporters.
“We knew it was a big damage. He’s finished very nicely and he’s working very exhausting, he desires to be out there.
“Hopefully we are able to get him again quickly nevertheless it’s an space we have to be cautious and we have to be protecting with the participant.
“I don’t assume he might be with us within the subsequent few video games.”
The most recent improvement means Partey will miss an important north London derby in opposition to Tottenham subsequent weekend, along with matches with Burnley, Southampton and Everton subsequent month.